Postdoc Machine Learning in Healthcare

Postdoc Machine Learning in Healthcare

University of Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

Summary:

We are looking for a motivated postdoctoral candidate who will work on biomedical informatics projects and machine learning research in healthcare. The candidate will be part of the group of Prof. Michael Krauthammer (www.cmi.uzh.ch), a newly established interdisciplinary team that is affiliated with the Biomedical Informatics Group at University Hospital of Zurich and the Department of Quantitative Biomedicine at the University of Zurich. The candidate will have the ability to direct his own research and will have access to state-of-the art infrastructure and exciting clinical and genomic datasets.

Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in computer science, optimization, statistic, applied math or closely related discipline
  • Strong publication record in top-tier conferences/journals
  • Proficient in Python and the scientific computing stack
  • Proficient in one of the deep learning frameworks (i.e. PyTorch, Tensorflow, etc.)

What we offer:

  • Access to state-of-the-art infrastructure (computational resources), exciting clinical and genomic datasets, and an interdisciplinary environment with deep medical and data science expertise
  • Ability to make an impact in healthcare with the potential to change care-related workflows and processes
  • Stimulating research environment and a place to grow academically and professionally
  • Ability to direct your own research and to develop an optimal research portfolio
  • Outstanding working conditions at the University of Zurich (please visit http://www.pa.uzh.ch/en/Willkommen-an-der-UZH.html)

Application:

Applicants should submit the following documents (preferably in a single PDF) to michael.krauthammer@uzh.ch with subject heading “Postdoc (Machine Learning in Healthcare)”:

  • CV with list of publications
  • Statement of research interests with a letter of motivation (2-3 pages max, in English)
  • Name, address and email contact of three referees (for letters of recommendation)

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Postdoc Machine Learning in Healthcare